The Apple iPhone 6 Plus prices have started going crazy now that Apple stores have sold out of all of the iPhone 6 in stock. But should you really drop a grand onto an eBay auction or should you just wait?
In a related report by The Inquisitr, based upon prior statements and Apple history it might be said that Steve Jobs would hate the iPhone 6 Plus solely due to its huge screen size in comparison to the older models. It’s also an interesting fact, but Jobs would not let his kids use an iPhone or an iPad for one very good parenting reason.
Before the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus there was a rumor going around that Apple did not have enough 5.5 inch screens manufactured in order to meet the demand. The rumor was that Apple made some last minute changes to the screen design components and this meant the number of parts were more limited than they otherwise desired.
Of course, Apple just blames the iPhone 6 Plus selling out on its popularity. “Response to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has been incredible, with a record number of pre-orders overnight. Pre-orders are currently available online or through the Apple Store App,” spokeswoman Trudy Muller said. Already, it’s claimed that you won’t be able to find an iPhone 6 Plus in stock for at least a month, so some people who bought several are already starting to take advantage of this fact.
For example, if you hop onto eBay right now the going rate for an iPhone 6 Plus auction seems to be well over $1,000. There were even some auctions listing an iPhone 6 Plus 64GB for five to six grand, although most people probably are not that desperate. But just now I spotted a Buy It Now auction for an iPhone 6 Plus 16 GB in Germany that was going for $750, which just happens to be the normal price for a no-contract phone. It’s not like all the eBay auctions are a rip off.
To a certain extent, this is almost like when you could not find a PlayStation 4 in stock. People were purposefully buying up multiple PS4 consoles just so they could turn around and sell them on eBay. Just be aware that this strategy only works when you can mark up a popular item significantly higher than the MSRP. Both eBay and Paypal charge fees for selling an item, so if you are not a certain percentage above the MSRP it’s actually possible to lose money with that idea.
Good luck on finding an Apple iPhone 6 Plus!